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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Local

Local Status: Rare and very local resident.

Local Record: Grade G   See here for explanation

Flight time: Jun-Sep.

Forewing: 4.5-5.5mm.

Foodplant: Orache, Goosefoot spp.

IMPORTANT - Please note that the maps and accounts are provisional, subject to change and further update.  The whole dataset still needs to go through the final verification process and it is likely that a very small number of records will not satisfy the present requirements and there are other records that have not been formally submitted.  The information is for guidance only.

Record breakdown:

Year first recorded195920051959
Year last recorded200820052008
Number of records18138
Number of individuals17136
Unique positions9120
Unique locations9120
Adult records16134
Immature records000

For the region, we have a total of 38 records from 20 sites. Earliest record on file is in 1959.


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